Ongoing Giving Opportunities: Book: Al Gray, Marine, The Early Years, 1950-1967, Vol. 1

Al Gray Book Front Cover
February 27, 2013

General Al Gray – the 29th Commandant of the Marine Corps – served in that billet from 1987 until his retirement in 1991. Through the years he became an inspiring figure for Marines of all ranks, though not much is known of his early days as an enlisted Marine and young officer. In this first of two volumes, Scott Laidig gives a detailed account of Al Gray as a young sergeant in the Amphibious Reconnaissance Platoon through his tour as the Commanding Officer of a Special Intelligence unit in Vietnam in late 1967. Read the rest of this entry »

Ongoing Giving Opportunities: Book: A Quiet Reality – A Chaplain’s Journey into Babylon, Iraq with the I Marine Expeditionary Force

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February 14, 2013

A Quiet Reality is a heartwarming and hopeful story that invites you to join Chaplain Marrero in this exciting journey through Iraq as he ministered to U.S. Marines. Join him through an exhilarating tactical convoy during his first night in Iraq, through the painful ministry to the wounded and dead. Reflect with him as he ponders on this quest as a man in uniform and a pastor. Walk with him through the ancient ruins of Nebuchadnezzar's Palace in Babil and join him on an exciting quest to open biblical history to his Marines while he seeks to care for the Iraqis around him. A Quiet Reality is a hopeful commentary on a selfless quest to be true to ones faith and one's calling in the most trying of times. A wonderful Chrisitan inspirational story that provides deep insight into how Americans and Iraqis touched one another. Read the rest of this entry »

Ongoing Giving Opportunities: Griffin Packaging

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January 31, 2013

Griffin Packaging specializes in shipping, safety, and promotional items including custom and stock boxes, pallet wrap, tape, gloves and ear protection.

Griffin Unlimited has helped customers create stunning looking custom boxes and packaging solutions. No matter the style or custom size box you need, with Griffin Unlimited you'll get the custom packaging you want, on time and on budget. Read the rest of this entry »

Ongoing Giving Opportunities: Combat Humidor

combat humidor
January 28, 2013

The Combat Humidor is a travel humidor designed for veterans, hikers, campers, athletes, and adventurers. It is made by Disabled Marine Corps Veterans and constructed from Spanish cedar and refurbished ammunition cans. Read the rest of this entry »

Ongoing Giving Opportunities: Satellite City Instant Glues

Satellite City Instant Glues
January 22, 2013

There are many companies that offer instant glue, calling it super glue, CA glue, and many other names. All of these products are cyanoacrylate adhesives, but cyanoacrylates are not all created equally. Read the rest of this entry »

Ongoing Giving Opportunities: Fidelis Canoe Paddle

Fidelis Co Paddles
December 18, 2012

With a slim and traditional blade shape these paddles are graceful in and out of the water. They are perfect for lazy turns around the lake of for gracing the wall of your cabin (though we ask that you not make it their final resting place). Each is a laminated combination of western red cedar, aspen and black walnut, and finished with a durable varnish dip. Individually hand crafted on the banks of the Mississippi in Southern Minnesota, by Sanborn Canoe, each paddle has slight differences from the other—something we think makes them all the better. Read the rest of this entry »

Ongoing Giving Opportunities: Queen’s Rogue – Gallroc’s Quest Trilogy, Volume I

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December 17, 2012

Queen's Rogue: Gallroc's Quest Trilogy, Volume I by S. A. Regalbuto is a mixture of "Beauty and the Beast" within an epic battle between good and evil during the time of the "Three Musketeers." Readers of all ages will encounter compelling characters moving along a strong storyline with a dash of humor. Queen's Rogue embodies a world of humans, faeries, werewolves, and mythical monsters. Read the rest of this entry »

Ongoing Giving Opportunities: Art of Cigars

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December 10, 2012

Art of Cigars LLC is proud to partner with former Marine Gunny Sergeant Nick "The Cigar Marine" Popaditch, author of the bestselling Once a Marine, and his publisher, Savas Beatie LLC, to create a line of hand-rolled cigars that not only taste great, but also support injured and critically ill members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families through the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

Ongoing Giving Opportunities: Business Tips from the Trenches – How to Succeed in Business Without an MBA

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December 3, 2012

Author Chuck Tautman discloses 45 "Big Lessons" they don't teach in college. It is a quick, entertaining and educational read that will be enjoyed by all entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs. Read the rest of this entry »

Ongoing Giving Opportunities: Peak Performance Under Pressure

Peak Performance Under Pressure book cover
December 3, 2012

Former Naval Flight Officer Ace and TOPGUN instructor Bill Driscoll demonstrates how his own life-or-death aerial dogfights – and the preparation for them – can help guide high-risk corporate decisions. Interviews with over 200 senior executives and 26 Ace pilots, as well as strategies from Driscoll's own highly successful second career in commercial real estate, reinforce the consistent patterns underlying exceptional performance under pressure. Read the rest of this entry »

Ongoing Giving Opportunities: No One Gets Left Behind

No One Gets Left Behind
November 19, 2012

If you've ever been in the military, you're probably already familiar with the phrase "No One Gets Left Behind." And even if you've never served, you can probably still guess why it's so important to those who go in harm's way. They know their buddies have their back, that their country cares deeply about their welfare, and that they'll never be left for dead on foreign ground. Read the rest of this entry »

Ongoing Giving Opportunities: Fallujah Awakens – Marines, Sheikhs and the Battle Against al Qaeda

November 19, 2012

The cradle of an insurgency that plunged Iraq into years of chaos and bloodshed, Fallujah conjures up images of the brutal house-to-house fighting that occurred during the 2004 U.S. invasion of the iconic city. But attacks in the area actually peaked two years later, when American and Iraqi government forces struggled with a reinvigorated insurgency and the prospect of premature withdrawal by U.S. forces. Fallujah Awakens tells the story of the remarkable turnaround that followed. Journalist Bill Ardolino explains how local tribal leaders and U.S. Marines forged a surprising alliance that helped secure the famous battleground. It is one of the few books to recount events from both American and Iraqi perspectives. Read the rest of this entry »

Ongoing Giving Opportunities: Ranch Road Boots

November 13, 2012

Exude an air of adventure. Make your mark on the world with feet firmly planted in a killer pair of custom boots. Texas Ranch Roads connect you to the soul of cowboy boots and send you packing to destinations ready to be explored. There is a great wide world to stand on, Ranch Road Boots gives you kick ass boots to stand in. Read the rest of this entry »

Ongoing Giving Opportunities: Once a Marine

November 4, 2012

Once a Marine by Nick Popaditch: Readers in and out of the military will stand up and cheer for this valiant Marine's Marine, a man who embodies everything noble and proud in the Corps' long tradition. Never has modern mechanized combat seemed so immediate and real, or the fight in Iraq seemed so human and worth believing in. Read the rest of this entry »

Ongoing Giving Opportunities: Excellencier

Excellencier beauty cream
October 22, 2012

Excellencier is a 23K gold natural moisture essence and natural beauty cream. Skin treated with Excellencier's products will help your skin stay soft, moisturized, clear and even-toned naturally, while preventing future spots from appearing. Excellencier will donate 5% of a single item purchased or 10% on two or more items to the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »